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" A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to... "
The Works of Shakespeare - Page 20
by William Shakespeare - 1864
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Pearls of Shakespeare: A Collection of the Most Brillant Passages Found in ...

William Shakespeare - 1860 - 160 pages
...CURIOSITY. Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this fish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would give a piece of silver: there would...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. CALIBAN'S PROMISES. I'll show thee the best springs; I'll pluck thee berries; I'll fish for...
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Savagism and Civility: Indians and Englishmen in Colonial Virginia

Bernard Sheehan - History - 1980 - 258 pages
...creature, recognizes him immediately: What have we here? a man or a fish? ... A strange fish I Were I in England now (as once I was) and had but this...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man; and his fins like arms! Warm, o'my troth II do now let loose my opinion,...
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Players of Shakespeare 1: Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Twelve ...

Royal Shakespeare Company - Drama - 1988 - 192 pages
...England of putting natives in fairgrounds so that people might pay money to view these monsters: Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this...a lame beggar they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (2.2.27-33) Next, Trinculo obviously looks or feels under the gabardine, for he says, 'Legged...
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The Production of English Renaissance Culture

David Lee Miller, Sharon O'Dair, Harold Weber - History - 1994 - 326 pages
...fish; a very ancient and fishlike smell; a kind of not of the newest Poor John. A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (II. ii. 25-34) Miming death, Caliban has become pure body. In Trinculo's eyes (and nose) he...
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The Tempest

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 128 pages
...fish; a very ancient and fish-like smell; a kind of notof-the-newest poor-John: a strange fish. Were I in England now (as once I was), and had but this...of silver: there would this monster make a man. Any 30 strange beast there makes a man: when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will...
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Imagining Monsters: Miscreations of the Self in Eighteenth-Century England

Dennis Todd - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 339 pages
...the monstrous Caliban, his first thoughts are of England—and of money: "Were I in England now,... and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." Interest in monstrosities had not waned by the mid-eighteenth century. Goldsmith complained...
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Travel and Drama in Shakespeare's Time

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot, Michèle Willems - Drama - 1996 - 262 pages
...an excellent get-penny: A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but 1hisfish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian, (n.ii. 28-34) The shipwreck is presented from diverse points of view and in diverse styles,...
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Travel and Drama in Shakespeare's Time

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot, Michèle Willems - Drama - 1996 - 262 pages
...Pompey's galley, in Antony and Cleopatra) while to Stephano the island presents an excellent get-penny: would this monster make a man; any strange beast there...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (n.^.28-34) The shipwreck is presented from diverse points of view and in diverse styles, but...
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Reason Diminished: Shakespeare and the Marvelous

Peter G. Platt - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 271 pages
...fish! Were I in England now (as once I wasl and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there hut would give a piece of silver. There would this monster...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man; and his fins like arms! Warm, o' my troth! I do now let loose my opinion,...
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Making Subject(s): Literature and the Emergence of National Identity

Allen Carey-Webb - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 242 pages
...a fish?... Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday-fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would...a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. (II, ti, 25-32} Trinculo's reaction to Caliban is a complex one: he not only identifies Caliban's...
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